What is a compression fracture of your knee?

Usually produces sev. Compression fracture around the knee can be very painful and very disabling;it either occurs as a plateau fracture or an injry to the patella. In either case it needs to be evaluated by a orthopaedic surgeon.

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Docs can you explain what is a compression fracture of the knee?

Let me explain. If you have inch length of bone, and apply compression force on it, that same bone become 1/2 inch in thickness because the unusual pressure applied on it. That should be corrected mostly by surgery.

What can I expect from having a compression fracture in my knee?

Depends. Compression fractures cause problems when there are deep, greater than 1cm and when the knee also has ligament injury or abnormal alignment.